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Women in Leadership: Meet the DW Studio Directors

May 14, 2020
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Through the leadership of our Studio Directors, Sonja Schiefer, Martina Starke and Laura Robin in Shanghai, Munich, and Los Angeles respectively, we are continuously challenged to push beyond, and to rattle the cage. 

Sonja Schiefer, Studio DIrector, Desingworks Shanghai

Sonja Schiefer: The Creative Orchestrator

For Sonja, design is an optimistic visionary force. She brings an interdisciplinary view on design with strategic know how and cross-industrial expertise to her role as a driver of innovation at Designworks.

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Martina Starke, Studio Director, Designworks Munich

Martina Starke: The Multilateral Design Thinker

Martina Starke‘s main focus is on human centered design, and she enjoys encouraging interaction on her team by working across industries, mindsets and disciplines.

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Laura Robin, Studio Director, Designworks Los Angeles

Laura Robin: The Process Inventor

As a passionate thinker, Laura Robin‘s work has always been at the cutting edge of new invention – whether it be in growing new practices or guiding the convergence of multiple disciplines.

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